Definition of stall in English:
- People think buying copies is a victimless crime, but the idea that they are ‘just’ being sold by a couple of guys at a market stall or car-boot sale is misleading.
- Roadsides are full of market stalls with fruit, vegetables, meat and other items.
- It was market day and the stalls stood in rows with local people in colourful ethnic clothes squeezing together in throngs, full of happiness.
- This configuration recalls the form of traditional livestock barns with a center walkway and animal stalls to each side.
- Farrowing rate for sows in individual stalls was equal to or superior to sows in other systems.
- The animals were confined to drylot paddocks and fed the assigned concentrate in individual feeding stalls.
- Stocks Market, on the site of the Mansion House, had been in existence for some centuries but was increasingly challenged by Covent Garden, started as a few sheds and stalls.
- The current parking ratio of 0.26 stalls per faculty/staff/student is above the national average of 0.23.
- Redevelopment has since reduced it to 443 parking stalls.
- Identify the free stall users with parking passes and after a year the city can decide based on use whether to add or reduce the number of free stalls, she said.
- Unlike National Hunt, all Flat races start from stalls.
- New York Racing Association assistant starter Fred Lewis pulled a colleague from underneath a thrashing horse who had flipped in a starting stall at Saratoga Race Course.
- There is drama before the race as Red Power rears up and throws off Johnny Murtagh in front of the stalls - the horse is withdrawn from the race.
- There was even an attached bathroom with sinks, toilets and shower stalls.
- There were four sinks to the left, and four toilets with stalls near the showers.
- Another door revealed a bathroom with only a shower stall, sink and a toilet.
- There were so many choir wannabes that they filled the choir platform, the stalls and the circle seats - and outnumbered the audience confined to the upper galleries.
- Above the church stalls to the left of the altar, however, hangs a small painting that is deceptively unassuming.
- Yesterday's ceremony was the formal installation of the king, who was appointed to a stall - or seat - in St George's Chapel, home of the order.
- The action is seen as it would be from a good seat in the theatre stalls.
- Some feel that 20 for a seat in the stalls is a bit steep.
- In my own case, I usually purchase seats in the stalls for six adults and five children costing in the region of £100.
- But if the stick is moved back when the airplane is very close to the stall the aircraft will not pitch up much, if at all.
- If approaching a stall at racing altitude there would be no chance of recovery.
- This was especially important for students who were learning carrier landings which were carried out at slow speed and close to the stall.
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- At first I couldn't think why the car had simply stalled and tried to restart it several times to no avail.
- ‘It was like I was looking at it in slow motion when all those cars were going by,’ said Lehto, who had to restart the car when the engine stalled on the spin.
- Although the car never stalled for me, I was able to duplicate the customer's complaint of trouble on steep grades.
- The aircraft can stall and fall and there is nothing you can do about it.
- At no speed the glider stalled and because of the left turn my left wing went down first.
- Huge flaps, functioning like parachutes, lifted on each wing, and the Concorde's airspeed dropped swiftly as the aircraft stalled.
- A sailing ship that becomes stalled with its bow to the wind is said to be ‘in irons.’
- Rey and his crew skillfully brought the boat to a near-standstill, pointed into the wind and on the verge of stalling out.
- The sail coefficient of lift increases to its maximum and we are on the point of stalling the sail.
- Green said the men ordered her to climb back into the vehicle but they had stalled the car and were unable to restart it.
- On October 30, just as the flood waters were creeping up in Ryedale, she drove her Peugeot car through a deep puddle and stalled the engine.
- In flight, there was less than a ten knot difference between a speed so fast that it would rip the wings off the aircraft and a speed so slow that it would stall the engine.
- But as soon as those mergers were announced, progress on any deal stalled.
- I won't discuss my other projects in progress that are stalled and waiting.
- His career stalled, Rodgers unenthusiastically enrolled at Columbia, following his brother's pre-med path.
- A single car meandered down the street, an executive returning home late from work, stalling for time before he entered the house of the angry wife.
- A contract was drawn up, but Billie-Jean kept stalling on exchange and settlement dates.
- The government is stalling on this reasonable request.
- I was trying to stall him, until my desperate and panicked mind could think of one way out of this.
- Coyne said he waited until the bell rang so students could change classes without seeing Mayer in the hallway, adding he ‘could understand why Mayer thought he was stalling him.’
- So when Michel popped the question, she said the first thing that came into her head as a way of stalling him: ‘Only if the King of Tonga marries us.’
- One more row was behind these stalls on both sides, allowing a maximum of eighty horses to be stalled in the large place.
- ‘You could see where the horses had been stalled,’ Andy recalls of that first visit to the barn.
- Stallions that are stalled tend to move about more and sometimes roll more frequently then when they are turned out.
- set out one's stall
- British Display or assert one’s abilities or position: he has set out his stall as a strong supporter of free tradeMore example sentences
- ‘He will essentially be setting out his stall in a much more detailed way than he has been able to do so far,’ one aide said.
- Thomas Keneally sets out his stall in a covering letter that arrives with the review copy of his latest work of fiction.
- The conductor sets out his stall with a deliberately paced opening.
Old English steall 'stable or cattle shed', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch stal, also to stand. Early senses of the verb included 'reside, dwell' and 'bring to a halt'.
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